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October 11, 2011 - 8:16pm
Harry Weisberger

The Cessna Citation Ten will feature a new hybrid fiber-optic inertial/GPS navigation system developed by Northrop Grumman subsidiary Litef.

October 11, 2011 - 8:15pm
Michael Giaimo
NBAA 2011 Floor Candids

A collection of miscellaneous pictures from the floor of the NBAA 2011 Convention.

October 11, 2011 - 7:51pm
Kirby J. Harrison

FlightSafety International (FSI) announced a variety of new offerings aimed at enhancing its ability to train customers in current and forthcoming aircraft. For example, it is designing and manufacturing 14 Level D-qualified simulators that will be installed in its learning centers in 2012 and 2013. Next year, moreover, it will add training locations for Gulfstream’s G450 and G550 in Dallas and Hong Kong.

October 11, 2011 - 7:43pm
Mark Huber

Blackhawk Modifications (Booth No. C6516) signed another new dealer to its worldwide network of authorized installation and service centers for turboprop engine performance upgrades. Flying Colours of Peterborough, Ontario, and Chesterfield, Mo., joins Blackhawk’s roster of 77 authorized dealers for its upgraded engine installation programs.

October 11, 2011 - 7:41pm
Kirby J. Harrison

TrueNorth is rapidly becoming one of the better-known cabin communications specialists. Here at the NBAA show, the Canadian firm ran up another flag with the announcement that it has been selected by global cabin completions giant Jet Aviation to provide its full cabin telecommunications package for high-end interior outfitting.

October 11, 2011 - 7:14pm
Kirby J. Harrison

The Timken Company is entering what some are calling an industry recovery, and the Timken Aerospace division is a major component of the improving economic climate. According to general manager for aerospace Larry Shiembob, the Canton, Ohio-based company has been investing throughout the recession, expanding its product line and investing in a growing global presence.

October 11, 2011 - 7:01pm
Harry Weisberger

Most of us involved in flight operations are familiar with the multi-drawer toolboxes on rollers common to most hangars and repair shops. But a talking tool box?  Snap-on Industrial showed a big blue one at NBAA’s 64th Annual Meeting and Convention in Las Vegas.

October 11, 2011 - 6:48pm
Jeff Burger
Flying Colours

Flying Colours, which specializes in interior completions and refurbishments, has partnered with Hong Kong-based Metrojet, a charter, management, maintenance, acquisition and sales company.

October 11, 2011 - 6:45pm
Bill Carey
U.S. Air National Guard C-38 Courier VIP jet

Engine MRO specialist Precision Turbines (Booth No. C12944) recently won several contract renewals as a result of its support of customers’ maintenance operations and reliable performance of aircraft in the field.

October 11, 2011 - 6:42pm
Jeff Burger

Weather Services International (WSI) has released a new version (4.0) of its Fusion software, which it bills as a “workflow-based aviation-planning/decision-support tool.” The latest version adds more meteorological features, including an easy-to-understand graphic presentation of weather events and conditions.